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about taxes, u.s. economic policy. but that was about taxes and the electoral campaign. now we had elections and the taxes are at the center of a very important political debate and at the center of negotiations between the obama administration and congress, particularly the republican controlled house. as i watched the president during his recent press conference and listened to leaders of the house, i think everybody agrees it would be highly desirable to reach a compromise. they also agree the elections provided a mandate. the president seems to think that he is the one who got the mandate and that republicans are saying, well, yes, mr. president, but me, too. and how do you reconcile two mandates and reach an agreement? what are the consequences of failing to do so? this is one of the most important issues facing the administration, the congress, and the nation. mr. norquist. >> several months ago i said there are two options for after the election. after the election, if romney was elected, he would have republican senate to go along with the house. they would pass the ryan pl
. that's a solid $50,000 a year. that's also the median income for u.s. households. education and health services, these are important jobs for society. workers there earn an average of $24.28 an hour and also around 50 grand a year. again, if you work fulltime. then there's the very top. those are highly educated, highly skilled and highly motivated. census data show the top 20% making six figures, pulling in almost half of the income in the u.s. for this american recovery to work we need to have a middle, a big, prosperous happy middle. don't you think? it has defined generations of americans. the question is how do we get there? peter morici is a professor of international business at the university of maryland and former director at the u.s. international trade commission and peter navarro is the author of "death by china the "and john doggett is a professor at the university of texas at austin. professors, thanks for joining me. let's get to school. let's get to the lightning round. 25 seconds or less. what is your number one way right now to grow middle class jobs? peter morici, yo
of state were quick to offer their congratulations, but the u.s. faces hurdles to remain an active player in the fast-growing region. in his first term, obama shifted u.s. foreign policy toward the asia pacific, an area notable for its rapid economic expansion. enthusiasm over obama's reelection rippled through the region. students at an elementary school in the indonesian capital jakarta cheered loudly. obama attended the school when he was in the third grade. japanese prime minister yoshihiko noda contacted the president and pledged his cooperation. u.s. and japan have the opportunity to improve ties, especially since relations between japan and china have soured over the senkaku islands conflict in the east china sea. south korean president lee myung-bak said he's sure the u.s. and south korea will continue to develop their alliance. australia is another key ally in the region. prime minister julia gillard pledged cooperations during president obama's second term. >> i'd like to welcome president obama my warmest congratulations on his reelection. we've got so much to do together in th
felt emboldened in the wake of the gaza cease-fire to believe that the u.s. wouldn't really criticize him or do anything major to stop this power grab, i think we'll have to find out here in the next few days, but the timing is not coincidental, you can bet on that. >> the obama administration says that egypt has a constitutional vacuum and needs to figure out governing issues such as checks and balances and rule of low and democratic dialog, arthel. >> arthel: molly henneberg, thank you very much for the report. >> rick: new details on a fire that broke out at the state department building in washington, reporting four people injured and three rushed to the hospital with one in life threatening condition. the fire reportedly started this morning while work crews were repairing some duct work. a full investigation is underway. >> arthel: the holiday shopping season taking on new meaning for retailers struckling to recover from super storm sandy. stores this manage today reopen are promoting huge sales in small business saturday in hopes of recouping some of their losses. anna kooiman
the murder investigation. >>> coming up in the cnn newsroom, u.s. congress returning on tuesday with all eyes focused on the fiscal cliff. >>> and black friday has come and gone and now the best barringians are 48 hours away, perhaps, on cyber monday. we'll have tips you need in order to try and save some cash this holiday season. "your money" starts right now. >>> for months i wornd you about the economic storm of the dangers of going over the so-called fiscal cliff. the one washington created. it seems with the noise of the campaign behind us, washington is listening which means that after several months of harping on the dangers that you face, i'm ready to make a big switch to telling you about the opportunities that lie ahead. i'm ali velshi and this is "your money." i will not drop this issue until it is settled. then we have the debt ceiling debate. but there is life after washington induced catastrophe. frankly, it looks like a pretty good life. if all goes according to plan, 2013 could be a big turn around year for the u.s. the start of a recovery that feels real. most of it will have
: in fact, the "dallas" franchise was so successful, the series was recently reprised. the u.s. network tnt brought it back with a new generation of ewings and hagman came back, too, returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas." but explaining the character's appeal, hagman once said the time is right for a real bad guy and i'm it. >> have a good day, master. >> i'm going to have a wonderful day. >> reporter: it was a good guy who larry hagman blasted into people's living rooms playing astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeannie." the show was a hit in the 1960s and is still popular in syndication. even as a kid, hagman orbited in showbiz as the son of peter pan star mary martin, his movie roles included "up the cellar." >> i'm moving up now. >> reporter: it was only after mill amming a huge contract from the producers of "dallas" that hagman became immensely wealthy. he had houses, cars, vices, two of them included drinking and smoking. he smoked for 24 years, gave it up and became an anti-smoking activist and smokesman for the american cancer society. >>
and length of time in the u.s., you may be eligible for federal benefit programs and it goes through a long lit any and it is long and a lot of money. >> it is unfortunate. immigrants are treasures the arrival of each one makes us more american because it signifies. >> if they are here to work. >> absolutely. it is it the last thing you want to do is offer them hand out to come here. that insures that you get a lower quality person coming here. we want to attract those who want to come here and achieve. >> steve, that is it the problem. i would say the overwhelming number of immigrants come here to work there are some that is drawn like in europe. offering the benefits. and they came just for the benefits. >> yeah, unfortunately john is right. most immigrants want to get ahead as lincoln put it and improve your on lot in life. this is about the citizenry and occupiants of the country, they want to subvert us and make us independent and that means votes for the center. we see what is happening in europe with they do that. >> rick, we have a list of all of those aliens that qualify. lawfully
that facility about 14 years and we'll be welcoming 40 members from the u.s. marine corps, 20 members from the u.s. navy, 10 members the u.s. coast guard, where we will then partner with them and cross train them and use our techniques, reaching technical rescue and high and low rescue being demonstrated in display. we will also be having some of our u.s. navy personnel on ride-alongs with members on our ambulances, fire engines and trucks to continue with our cross training. so, it gives me great pride to be here to continue to serve as the fire chief, to welcome the military, and to say thank you to all of you. here's to an enjoyable fun-filled busy weekend. all the best, and thank you for your service. (applause) >> i wanted chief to tell you about that training. we first did it in 2010, search and rescue which we knew was a problem in haiti in the earth wake in the recovery. and like they say in san francisco, the fire department, we know how to do it, but when the big earthquake hits, we're all going to be victims and we want to make sure that anybody that potentially could come in to help di
-fire in the gaza strip. former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. john bolton joined us earlier to weigh in saying it's no coincidence. >> he didn't wait but one day before moving here. so whether he had a wink and a nod from president obama or whether whether he felt emboldened in the wake of the cease-fire to believe the u.s. would not criticize him or do anything major to stop this power grab, i think we'll have to find out in the next few days. the timing is not coincidental. you can bet on that. >> heather: coming up the latest reaction from the white house to the turmoil in egypt. we will have a live report from washington. >> gregg: new signs of tough challenges ahead for gaza. number two leader of hamas now saying the group will not stop arming itself. a commented suggesting that indirect negotiations on the border deal could be very difficult. in the meantime, life at the gaza strip returning to normal after the week long strikes. tens of those of children heading back to school. cease-fire appears to be holding. conner powell with more on that. >> reporter: this is still fragile cease-fire.
covering wal-mart protests in maryland. first though, let's go to steve brown in chicago. steve, the u.s. economy could certainly use a boost of holiday shopping. so what's the outlook? >> well, there are some good signs early. one of them comes from the national association of retailers. now, their projections tend to be pretty conservative. all the same. this organization believes that as far as retailers are concerned, it's going to be a pretty good 2012 holiday shopping season. we expect sales to rise 4% this year a little lower than last year. we really believe that consumers are feeling a lot more confident this year. now if you are looking for a segment to grow even faster than 4 hers projection try online already. ibm research signature it was up 17% on thanksgiving day. 20% already for this holiday shopping season, john? >> it turns out some of those black friday deals are not all they are cracked up to be. >> some of them, according to decide incorporated which part nerd up with a news corps fellow organization the "wall street journal" they took a look at some of these bargain
this morning on the green ship of our u.s. navy. it's very appropriate that it be here heading the fleet in san francisco. admiral beeman, thank you very much for your leadership. it is impressive what we are accomplishing. just two years ago, we started with an understanding that our military, the coast guard, the u.s. navy, the marine corps, had something that we really needed. it's called logistics expertise. and we recognized that and with the help of our fleet week association, with the help of our honorary chair, former secretary of state george scholtz, along with senator feinstein who started fleet week, we began to appreciate in addition to appreciating the men and women in uniform and the wonderful attributes of having fleet week and the blue angels and the parade of ships, we could also be working on something very important to this city. all across the world there are examples after example and i know the men and women and leadership of the uss macon know this after their tour of duty these past months, all over the world there are disasters and emergencies that we are res
>> tonight, anthony kennedy talks about preserving the u.s. constitution followed by the history of the presidential appointment process. anthony kennedy talks about protecting and preserving the u.s. constitution. from the heritage foundation, this is about an hour. [applause] >> thank you, ladies and gentlemen. it is great for me to be able to join john in welcoming new year to this lecture. this is the fifth annual occasion on which we have had this lecture. the heritage foundation vision is to build an america where freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and civil society flourished. to help achieve this vision, the center launched the preserve the constitution series, which is an annual lecture series to inform and -- inform citizens on topics related to this constitution. the series promotes the protection of individual liberties, property rights, free enterprise, constitutional limits on government. we've been able to feature some of the nation's most respected judges, legal scholars, lawyers, and policy analysts. the marquee event is tonight's program. the namesake of tonight'
. when i was in elementary school in the 1950's, each classroom displayed a world map that put the u.s. squarely in the center of the world. the eurasian continent was split into, as parentheses to the u.s. in order to accommodate this you. i believe i have struggled against this distortion of the u.s. is both literal and symbolic place in the world all my life. we are close in age. so i wonder if you encounter the same perpetual distortion and subsequent challenge? you have 30 seconds. >> absolutely something i write about in don't know much about geography. specifically, most of us grew up with a certain, what is called, projection of the world. greenland looks like it is big, if up in africa. so, as things get turned around and given proportionally, i also included in that book of maps that just turns north and south america upside-down. what would happen if we looked at -- there's no reason we can look at it that way. north doesn't have to be a top. we could put south of the top who wanted to. >> host: we will have to leave it there. i apologize. out of time. kenneth davis has been
>> it became a matter of economic security. u.s. demand for medical care as a social right, u.s. workers with movement represented this. they came to national prominence and the second bill of rights and finally, they were adopted when the united nations declaration of human rights was put in force after world war ii. thanks in part to eleanor roosevelt who helped draft the declaration after her husband's death. virtually every industrialized nation has taken a step to industrialize these rights and have some kind of health coverage for their citizens with some major exceptions are you can watch this and other programs online at booktv.org. tell us what you think about this programming this weekend. you can tweet us at apple tv and comment and send us an e-mail. booktv, nonfiction books every weekend on c-span2. >> up next, "after words" with james hershberg and the international history project. we will have david coleman and his a list work, "the fourteenth day: jfk and the aftermath of the cuban missile crisis." he is the director of the miller center and he details the what
. a broader calm return. pete: is the u.s. still the key to stopping the violence? at home, posturing and positioning over the fiscal cliff negotiations. >> would you subpoena a deal that does not include tax rate increases for the wealthy? is that something that's acceptable? >> no. pete: and a candid assessment of the stakes from one of the g.o.p.'s rising stars. >> the fiscal cliff is a creation of the political branch in washington, d.c. and an example of a dysfunctional process. that threatens our economy and millions of people across our economy. pete: is stalemate in washington stifling the economic recovery? joining us this thanksgiving week, peter baker of "the new york times." molly ball of "the atlantic." and jim tankersly of "national journal." >> award winning reporting and analysis. covering history as it happens. from our nationas capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill." produced in association with "national journal." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to chart a greener path in the air and in our factories.
frantzich is a professor at the u.s. naval academy and is the author. what does that stand for? >> of serving our politicians stumble. i said i need to have a grabber title. i tried different words. >> host: why did you write a book about it? >> looking at campaigns and what do we remember? we can remember when they made a mistake. how many were fatal? what kind of mistakes do we remember and also have that dominates the company coverage of issues are candidates of what we think we're doing. >> host: start with the media and mitt romney 47 beset and barack obama. what was the media coverage like? >> this morning i just ran 47%. how much media outlets and what is the shelf life? it was relatively short. romney 47% but it has been about one month. but they are dragged back and by the opponent or by the events. i'm sure as we cannot of the debates somebody blows say i wonder if he will respond? the issue is which of these gaffe we need to pay attention? is that the true character flaw? we all make mistakes. but now with the internet and youtube now is distributed broadly and more
competitive congressional races in that state went to the democrats. but the competitive u.s. senate race for republican jon kyl's old seat, that seat stayed republican. and yes, the county sheriff who did the whole taxpayer-funded stunt about having his cold case posse uncover the fraud of president obama's birth certificate, that sheriff did get re-elected, barely. last time he won by a 13-point landslide. this time he won by much less than that, but did get re-elected. and that public publicity-hungry arizona sheriff is not the only arizona republican elected official who has recently been fixated on the president's birth certificate. the arizona secretary of state this year threatened to keep president obama off the ballot in arizona for this year's election. because, you know, kenya, or whatever. and because that is the record of arizona's secretary of state, the state's current top elections official, i think nobody had very high expectations for him in terms of how well he would do running elections in the state of arizona. and indeed, the arizona elections this year went horribly.
for those with green cards to bring their immediate families to the u.s. >>> and this year's official christmas tree arrived at the white house friday with all the traditional fanfare atop a horse-drawn marriage. the 19 foot frasier fir is from north carolina. >>> joining me for more, white house correspondent for the hill, amy parnes. chief correspondent for mcclatchy newspaper steve selma. welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> steve, why don't you head on up here? i'm going to begin with amy. i want to read you part of speaker boehner's op-ed on fiscal cliff negotiations. if we're serious about getting our economy moving again, solving our debt, and restoring prosperity for american families we need to repeal obama care and enact commonsense step by step reforms to start with lowering the cost of health care. would democrats consider putting any part of the president's signature health care legislation on the table to negotiate? >> no. it's just not going to happen. i mean you remember last year, democrats wouldn't -- refused to budge on this issue. they're not going to do it again.
numbers. in the 1970s, the top 1% accounted for roughly 10% of the national income in the u.s.. that number now is above 25%. what is more striking is the top 0.1%, 10% of the 1% is now close to 8% so 10% of the 1% is today with increasing distance of where the 1% was in the 70s. i am not talking about incumbent wealth. if you take the wealth of two admittedly hugely rich people, bill gates and warren buffett, their wealth is equal to the collective wealth of the bottom 40% of the income distribution in the united states. two got a very cool to the bottom 1 twenty million americans. that is pretty big. interestingly, this was a surprise. i sold my book to the publishers in september of 2008 just before the financial crisis and then the crisis happened and many people were sad and i had a particular reason for sorrow because i thought the entire premise of my book is gone. the superelite is over. this financial crisis has happened, surely this system is going to change completely and these superfortunes will be wiped out and there will be a real calibration. i wrote a new book
, mostly palestinians. the so-called "black friday" shopping frenzy in the u.s. began in earnest today, and in some cases, it got started last night, before thanksgiving was even over. some shoppers had been searching for bargains all night long. >> we started at about 10:00 p.m., and we've been going ever since. >> we go like out, like, 12:00 a.m. or 1:00 a.m. and really save a lot of money. >> sreenivasan: others were simply following a holiday tradition. >> i didn't come crazy early when it was mobbed, so i don't necessarily get the best deal on everything, but it's just getting out and seeing everybody and having fun. >> sreenivasan: across the country, many began their holiday shopping late thursday evening, as big box stores like target, walmart and toys "r" us opened hours before midnight, blurring the line between black friday and thanksgiving day. >> it's almost been like an arms race. first, it was 8:00, then 7:00, then 6:00, then 4:00 in the morning, then midnight. but we have to be responsive to the competitive environment. >> sreenivasan: retailers rely on november and dec
, the u.s. command in afghanistan forbade american and nato troops from patrolling with our afghan allies. that is just stunning to me after 11 years in the theater. what do you think about that? >> i couldn't imagine. i was living withvi these guys, these afghans and i trusted them with my life. you know, i was so close to them that i was as close to them as i wasth the marines. >> bill: so and you were out in the forward bases so you had the elite afghan troops with you, right? >> i mean, they are just like a regular platoon. they weren't elite or special reports forces they were regular guys. >> regular guys out with you and you say that you trusted them as much as you trusted americans? >> did i. there was never any time i was worried about them a going against me or anything like that. i'm seeing the s recent, you know, the media here lately. i don't know what's going on. so you don't know why there have been recent and within the past 12 months you were out of the theater when this started. afghan soldiers and police uniformed haveif been killing nato and americans and you don't kno
test. is he a genuine democrat, does he believe in one vote, one time? >> what should the u.s. reaction be? >> i think we should make it clear that even though we are grateful for what he did in gaza, we hold him to a high democratic standard within egypt itself. >> thank you very much indeed for joining us. no deal, that was the headline from the summit on the european union's long-term budget, which today ended in failure. while some heralded the discussion as constructive, the prime minister of britain accused brussels of living in a parallel universe. gavin hewitt is at the summit, and filed this report. >> europe's leaders had stood together, but they could not reach an agreement in the seven year budget. in the end, the differences were too great between those receiving the grants and those writing the checks. david cameron did not get what he wanted. >> we have had a good discussion. i think we understand each other's issues much better, but frankly, the deal on the table was not good enough. >> the original budget proposal of more than a trillion euros had been reduced by 80 mil
. >> reporter: supporting small businesses is also good for the overall economy. over 99% of businesses in the u.s. are small businesses and they employ about half the nation's workforce. >> small businesses are critical to the economy. if you go back the last 20 years, they've created most of the new jobs in the u.s. economy. and we know that we are struggling with job creation. so shopping small is actually one way to build the confidence in growth of small businesses. which will only help produce more jobs in the future. >> reporter: for leisl and company, small business saturday provides a sales lift during an otherwise slow period. >> we're in kind of a unique industry. for most retailers, it's all about november and december. for us, november and december are actually our slowest months of the year. people don't want to take on new large craft projects just before the holiday. >> reporter: for other firms, the arrival of small business saturday is especially important this year, coming a month after superstorm sandy. >> the reality of sandy is that most of us lost-- in the east village at le
in amount of 21,931,312 from the u.s. department of homeland security through the california emergency management agency for the period of october 12,2012 through may 31,2014. >> thank you. we have the department of emergency management on this item. >> thank you, chairwoman chu and supervisors kim and avalos. i'm with the san francisco department of emergency management. the item is the annual urban area security grant the u.s. department of homeland security grants to the entire bay area region. it is in front of you today. as you know, san francisco is the fiscal agent for the bay area, uasi. the total grant is approximately 22 million. the grant supports projects and public safety agencies throughout the bay area. the money is not just for san francisco; it also funds the almeda sheriff, police department, san jose police, santa cruz county fire department, the fremont fire department and many other public safety agencies. here in san francisco the grant will fund planners at my agency, department of emergency management. it will fund radio communications equipment for the police d
that our new national security strategy is that unambiguous commitment, and i believe that the u.s. navy is capable of maintaining that unambiguous military strength. as we sit here this morning aboard the uss macon island, in san francisco bay, looking out to the pacific, it is easy to believe that the united states is, in fact, a pacific power and that to keep it that way we will maintain the best damn navy in the world. thank you very much. (applause)speaker .... >> now i'm going to introduce our next speaker, major general melvin spee splt e i've known melvin for a number of years, obviously we served together in the marine corps. i can tell you he's been with fleet week for 3 years now and the one thing about mel, he's got a lot of ideas and he accepts no as an interim answer because a lot of things that he wanted to do to make fleet week better originally the answer from authorities was no. and he made some amazing things happen just through his will. a commander can will things to happen. and i really want to thank you, mel, for that whole peer to peer medical exchange was you
mentioned the port of oakland and six percent of all u.s. goods. that is the union's point to cause disruption and hurt the economy. and i tell you, they have every right to strike but the employers have the right to kick the ass to the curve. a job is a mutually agreeable trade. employers offering a job and if they don't like hit the brickings. >> do you think it is for the economy over all. we are in a fiscal cliff and rough waters here and now this to deal with? >> i think it could be bad for the economy. they have the merchandise and this is not going to affect thanksgiving shopping season and christmas most likely. but look at history. 1948 we had five million workers on strike and it crippled the economy. the taft hartley act brought back the boom. that is it breaking of the unions and created the boom that eisenhower had. if these union heads go forward. this could hurt the economy. >> tracey, you made the point about the retailers, it could hurt the consumer spending as well the economy needs that right now. and economist looking to the holiday shopping season to get big num
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. and pronounced dead at the scene. >>> one of the fbi's ten most wanted fugitives is expected back in the u.s. this weekend. federal agents snagged jose luis saenz thursday night in mexico accused of killing his girlfriend and two rival gang members in l.a. back in 1998. he's also wanted in a fourth murder in 2008. the fbi offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. >>> moving to the middle east now, life is returning to normal in southern israel and gaza. schools are open in gaza for the first time since the fighting began last week and both sides agreed to a cease-fire. we know that happened wednesday. shootings and rocket fire have stopped for the most part except for one incident yesterday. we'll have much more on the end of the hostilities there in just a few minutes. >>> and let's move to egypt now where protesters had gathered in cairo's tahrir square calling for the ouster of president mohamed morsy. opposition leaders say new powers grabbed by morsy make him look like a dictator. reza sayah has more on the massive protests. >> reporter: outrage, clashes and angui
, the series was recently reprised. the u.s. network tnt brought it back with a new generation of ewings, and hagman came back, too, returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas." but explaining the character's appeal, hagman once said the time is right for a real bad guy and i'm it. >> have a good day, master. >> oh, i'm going to have a wonderful day, jeannie. >> reporter: it was a good guy who larry hagman blasted into people's living rooms, playing astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeannie." the show was a hit in the 1960s and is still popular in syndication. even as a kid, hagman orbited in show biz, as the son of "peter pan" star mary martin, his movie roles included "up the cellar" and "harry and tonto." it was only after milking a huge contract from the producers of "dallas" that hagman became immensely wealthy. he had houses, he had cars, he had vices. two of them included drinking and smoking. he smoked for 24 years, gave it up, and became an anti-smoking activist and spokesman for the american cancer society. >> i met at least 30 or 40 people
the united states has -- enforces policies on other countries. if the states and the u.s. were to go to legalization, are we going to get ourselves but the trouble with any international organization or treaties we have signed? >> i did not know much about the treaty arrangement that the regulation drug distribution but i did read an interesting article that said the greatest loser when it came to the legalization of marijuana in the state's where the drug growers in mexico. that is not a treaty arrangement but obviously an economic arrangement that may have some political ramifications beyond just drugs. >> the prohibition counterpart to that, i enormous amount of liquor came in from the u.k. directly to the bahamas. nasa was a town of 700 people before prohibition -- nassau was a town of 700 people before prohibition di. the colonial secretary of the u.k. at that time was winston churchill. we can imagine what he thought about prohibition. he called that a front to the entire history of mankind. . >> if you could talk a little bit about the importance of studying constitutional his
:30, the u.s. coast guard took the call for help. the yacht was about 300 feet north of the berkeley pier. the largest vessel in this video was the one in trouble. three people stayed on board, as it was towed. a broken seal may to be blame for the flooding. everyone was wearing a life jacket and no one was injured. >>> today cabrera kicked off the -- ktvu kicked off the one warm coat drive. we have a live report from santana row where donations i'm told have been steady today. hi, rita. >> reporter: that's right, heather. i have been doing this for about a decade, as long as the station has been doing it, and this is the best year ever. girls, how many coats have we got down here? >> 1,369! >> that's 1,369 coats, and that's double the number we got all of last year. now, the girls here, what do you get for doing this? >> we get a little patch. >> reporter: the girl scouts get a patch here. if you'll move your hand over. but they get a great reward. why are you doing this? >> because there are a lot of people that are very cold out there, and we really want to provided coats for them, s
. >>reporter: most ago he was obscure. before being elect entered may. he slide if i himself as key u.s. al lay. >> i want to thank president morsi for his personal leadership to de-escalate the situation in gaza and end the violence. >> it put united states in an awkward position to criticize a part earner that it is clearly now has to rely on in the region. >>reporter: state department says this is an issue of international concern but morsi is saying this is only temporary. he will relinquish the powers once constitution is completed but extended the deadline until late february. >> u.s. airway made detour when the plane hit by bird. you can see part of the wing is crack. indicator lights went off in the cockpit and craw knew only that something had happened. shortly after take off. flight was head from key west, florida to charlotte, north carolina. diverted to fort myers, florida and nobody hurt. >> u.s. postal service dealing with a 12 billion dollar deficit among the closure and cut back is a local post office as wayne found it it's a throw back and gem mostly for the woman w
israel and gaza. today, the u.s. state department expressed concern over the recent developments saying quote, one of the aspirations o f the egyptian revolution was to ensure power would not be overly concentrated in the hands of any one person or institution. he was elected in june with nearly 52% of the vote, but thousands are calling for his removal today as they stormed the headquarters of one of his chief support groups. the crowd then marched on to tahrir square, chanting birth of a new pharaoh. let's get the latest on this situation with ian lee in cairo tonight. what's the situation right now? >> reporter: well, tom, it's 2:00 a.m. now in cairo. and the protests are still going on. we're still seeing clashes in and around tahrir square between the protesters and the police. we're seeing a range of things thrown back and forth. rocks, we've seen molotov cocktails, we've seen tear gas. there are reports of police shooting into the air to scare off protesters. this is a very intense scene we've seen. we haven't seen anything like this really since a year ago when we saw clashes, w
more drums in the air in the u.s. military. not that hours are the predators types but we could do it. materialize a regular guy could compete with the aerospace industry to use an open source hardware and technology made me realize something have been to. the last time i felt the chill was i saw the first web browser. when a realize the concept of publishing was threatened an end the internet. we remember the first moment when we realize broadcasts publishing, communicating to billions of fico was a matter of of print and click that democratization plus of happening and then we got swim affair is two different the. >> but there is eight intellectualized framer. and then new holding in your hands. it does the same thing but with more layers. it builds up feigns out of plastic. but when you get home we got one and now my children grew up with the printer and they think it is normal that anything they can imagine or draw they could rent out and they complain about the resolution by. [laughter] but it children have the 3-d printer is now. not all children but that was democratization mom
. barges carry 20% of the nation's coal and 60% of u.s. grain exports. in the midwest they are talking about a drought, something that's going to be not done away with but dealt with in about four days from now when we get more rain. >> that's correct. san jose 161% of normal and we could use more seasonal weather. unseasonably warm today. with a clear start it's chilly. no fog to speak of yet ask we are looking upper 30s north bay. here's emeryville, 60 degrees. talking 70s today. not much of a change but it's coming. i'll have the forecast. >> and next, saint mary's starts for >> welcome back. there are nice, warming temperatures on the way. temperatures into the 60s. a few moments ago lisa argen said 60s. can you imagine being back east in the bitter cold and looking at the highs out here today? ooh! a good feeling. more from lisa in a little bit. >>> if you are looking to lend a hand this holiday. we invite you to be part of share your holiday food drive on december 12th. we will take your donations to the local food banks. for the location nearest you go to our website. >>> an ann
for members of the international community. and ambassador john bolton is a fox news contributor and former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. thank you for joining us, first of all. >> glad to be with you. >> heather: i want to get your reaction, first off with the latest developments coming from egypt along with the call from the judges, we also have a call from the opposition leader mohammed el baradei saying there will be no dialog with the president until the new powers are rescinded. what do you think is happening? >> well, what we've got here is not exactly a rule of law situation coming unglued. the judges have been very political actors, morsi looks at them as the people who involui invalidated the egyptian parliament and muslim brotherhood and radical islamicists. what we've got here is competition between basically illegitimate groups who hold power and that's what this struggle is about. >> heather: do you see a potential for a civil war between the groups to break out? >> i don't think that mohamed el baradei represents many people nor do the judges. what the judges reflect is that portio
the early on-line deals. stay right here. >>> an emergency at the u.s. state department today, the fire trucks raced to the area at 11 a.m., the flash fire forced people to evacuate, and sent three people to the hospital, one in serious condition. the good news is, not many people were in the building over the holiday weekend. >>> and the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, still out of reach. despite the congressional staffers working through the thanksgiving weekend. let's get athena jones in washington. athena, are they optimistic they can find common ground? >> reporter: well, they say they are, you know, with congress returning, and so far not much public evidence that there has been any real progress in the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. folks here in washington hope there can be a turning point between republicans and democrats. after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday? >> well, i want to welcome the congressional leadership here. >> reporter: congressional leaders express optimism about reaching a deal to avoid $500 billion in increases set to take effect
unions are trying to pl all over wal-mart workers's eyes. the former chief economist for the u.s. labor department joins me, great to see you as always. you remain an interesting point, the people who would benefit from a unionized walmart are the unions themselves. how so? >> the union loss because the pension funds are dramatically underfund. with 33,000 workers that is funded at 55%. it means they only have 55% of the assets they need for current and future retirees. look at the northern california joint pension, 20,000 workers funded at 65%. they only have 60% of what they need. to fix this pension problem, new workers. they're trying to ganize wal-mart. they want these wal-mart workers to pay contributions to the pension fund and they won't be getting it out for many years that which point -- gerri: this points out what a prize walmart is. 1.3 million workers, and it would be, a bailout for the unions. they are not concerned about wal-mart workers here. it is about their own obligations. >> you don't think they're telling these wal-mart workers if they join the union if walmart bec
. >> they're not going to easily lose their voice. somehow. >> today, the u.s. state department were called on all to settle their differences peacefully. >> more than 100 cars and trucks collided in heavy fog. nearly 100 people were hurt. a husband and wife were killed after being crushed by a big rig. police say many people jumped into action after that crash. >> so i juched in the car, cl e closed the dar and then we all just braced each other. >> i just ran to the nearest car and started yavnging people out. >> investigators say fog played a big role. they say it distorted driver's perception. >> their yacht started taking on water today. the coast guard and several harbor masters stepped in. calm weather played a big role. >> they weren't dealing with a lot of difficult out there. but, yeah, it's definitely -- they're uneasy. they want to get off. >> they were eventually towed into the marina for repair. >> we all know the importance of giving blood. there's a donor program in canada just for that purr posz. >> the quick buzz of a razor, he's prepped to give blood. the two-year-old is
, nebraska. went into service. recently let the u.s. army as a general. we are a leader, an officer, a warrier, a wife, a mother, and a grandmother. she serves as in wisconsin, wisconsin been her home. she has served as a deputy chief of army reserve. these three women are one more demonstration of the changing face of the united states military and the changing face of our society. i honestly believe and not just because i am the father of daughters and granddaughters, the 21st century will be the century of women. general anderson. [applause] >> thank you. i appreciate that a standing ovation before i said anything. i appreciate that. i also want to thank and i am very honored to be part of this discussion we are having, the conversation of a community about our transitioning service members. i am going to talk to in the next few minutes about what i know best -- what we are doing in the army reserve for our soldiers. we stayed. we also have more join us. you may not realize this, but the army reserve has over 200,000 citizens soldiers. over 200,000 of them have deployed. some of
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